05.07.2022
Cultivating Authoritarianism: Orbán’s Political Education Project

Beneath the facade of reforms, Orbán’s education policies deepen inequalities and place schools at the whims of Fidesz’ power.

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20.04.2022
Genderphobia in Eastern Europe: Myths and Realities

Questioning the dividing line between East and West on LGBTQI+ emancipation.

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22.02.2022
The Unfinished Business of Building Bosnia-Herzegovina

Bosnia is at risk of coming undone as a result of the reckless politics of its leaders and flawed Western reform efforts.

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08.02.2022
Portugal’s Socialist Landslide Hides Deeper Political Shifts

Now that Portuguese citizens have voted it’s time to take a look at where the players have landed and towards what might lie ahead.

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28.12.2021
The Denial Business: Exposing the Far Right’s Love Affair with Fossil Fuels

A ground-breaking new book demonstrates how far-right forces have constructed a worldview that refutes proven facts and logic.

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23.08.2021
Spain’s VOX Party and the Rise of International Environmental Populism

With projections of climate science now indisputable, many of Europe’s right-wing populist parties are abandoning responses of dismissal and denial in favour of a very different approach. The threat of climate change is increasingly appropriated and reframed to suit a nationalist political agenda.

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12.07.2021
Trapped in a Populist Imagination: Slovenia under Janša

Prime Minister Janez Janša is locked in a war with imagined enemies, fuelled by conspiracies and a distorted view of history.

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02.07.2021
Mirroring Bias: Online Hate Speech and Polarisation

Torrential online abuse is reproducing structural inequalities and weakening democracy.

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26.05.2021
Never Far: Populism as the Shadow of Democracy

It is time to let go of the assumption that democracy always leads to progressive outcomes.

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26.05.2021
Backs Against the Wall: Bringing the Fight Back

Ece Temelkuran warns of the signs of creeping authoritarianism.

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